Misplaced, not in the normal location.
Infection in a location other than normal or expected.
In the wrong place
• (a.) Out of place; congenitally displaced; as, an ectopic organ.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/ectopic/
(ek-top´ik) pertaining to or characterized by ectopia. located away from normal position. arising or produced at an abnormal site or in a tissue where it is not normally found.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
exhibiting ectopiaFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
Ec·top'ic adjective (Medicine)
Out of place; congenitally displaced; as, an ectopic
organ. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/E/7
Ectopic refers to a pregnancy that occurs outside of the womb, most commonly in the fallopian tubes.
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Ectopic: In the wrong place. Out of place. An ectopic kidney, for example, is one that is not in the usual location. The term 'ectopic' comes from the Greek 'ektopis' meaning 'displacement' ('ek', out of + 'topos', place = out of place). The first person to use 'ectopic' in a medical context was the English obstetrician Robert Barnes (1817-1907) wh...Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=3187
Greek ek = out, and topos = place, hence out of place.Found on http://www.anatomy.usyd.edu.au/glossary/glossary.cgi?
In an abnormal location.Found on http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/glossary/glossary.asp
In medicine, term applied to an anatomical feature that is displaced or found in an abnormal position. An ectopic pregnancy is one occurring outside the womb, usually in a Fallopian tubeFound on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0022302.html
In medicine, the term ectopic describes an abnormal anatomical situation. The most common use in in an eptopic pregnancy, which is frequently where a fertilised ovum settles in the Fallopian tube instead of passing on through and implanting itself in the lining of the uterus. In such cases the pregnancy usually doesn't last more than two or three m...Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/EE.HTM
In or at an abnormal site; not in the normal positionFound on http://www.thehorse.com/Glossary.xhtml?L=E
Lying in the wrong place as a result of an inherited abnormality; can apply to any struture in the body but most commonly seen with testicles and kidneysFound on http://www.baus.org.uk/patients/glossary
occurring at an abnormal position or time Found on http://www.medichecks.com/glossary.cfm?ltr=E
Pertaining to or characterised by ectopia. ... (18 Nov 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
pertaining to or characterized by ectopia.Found on http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/DIC/dictio28.html
Type: Term Pronunciation: ek-top′ik Definitions: 1. Out of place; said of an organ not in its proper position, or of a pregnancy occurring elsewhere than in the cavity of the uterus. 2. In cardiography, denoting a heartbeat that has its origin in some abnormal focus; developing from a focus other than the sinuatrial node. Synonyms: heterotopi...Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=27847
- (anatomy) exhibiting ectopiaFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=ectopic
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